It was the month of Micro Millions and the BSOP. We learnt about poker movie history and hand histories. There was a new Throwable and a new way to play mobile. But prove how much you know about all of it by taking this month’s poker quiz.
The Poker Brat has been going heads-up against plenty of players recently, but this special pitted Hellmuth vs. Hellmuth in the ultimate battle of egos. Watch the hilarious clip (video restricted in certain territories).
Even some experienced players don’t know this one, butit the player in earliest position. Brush up on this kind of thing in our article titled “Who shows cards first at the showdown in poker?”
Despite the tiny buy-ins, the prize pools were guaranteed to hit a remarkable $4.7 million.
The new development allows you to play in portrait mode (i.e. with the phone upright) as well as landscape. Read for full details. All the other listed features have been available on PokerStars Mobile for quite a while already.
Despite dominating pretty much all major series on PokerStars, Brazilians didn’t win the most titles in the BSOP Online. It was actually Russia who came out on top of the BSOP table. Here’s the full details.
As PokerStars School explained in a recent strategy article, a cold call is a flash name for nothing more than just calling when you haven’t yet invested anything in the pot.
You get to learn what your opponent(s) was holding if the hand gets to showdown and they muck. The information — which you could, in theory, request in a live game too — is included in all hand histories. Read our recent guide about how to access your hand histories, and why they’re important to your improvement.
It’s Discord and it’s brilliant. Here’s a full guide on how to make the most of it.
It’s the all-in triangle, which you’ll earn if you stack a player in any game. Read more about the latest Throwable.
It was Richard Jessup’s The Cincinnati Kid, with the title role played by Steve McQueen, and still considered one of the best poker movies of all time. We took a thorough look at how Hollywood movies have affected the poker industry.
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